This winter we have lots of jobs going on, a big push to start the year off right. Last week we had a new modular set in Oak Bluffs on Puritan Drive! The home went up in just about 4 hours, record time and everything went pretty smooth. The new owners were on sit to see the crane lift the boxes and place them on the foundation. The home over the next few months will be completed on-site. The exterior work is in progress now. The basement concrete floor was poured today.
Our next modular set is coming up in just a few weeks. The site is also in Oak Bluffs on Simpson Ave. The walls are poured, stripped and need to be weatherproofed for inspection which will be happening in the next few days.
Down the road on East Chop the garage apartment is at the end of the project. The countertops have been installed by Skyline Marble and Granite. The medicine cabinets have been installed in the bathroom. The painters are finishing up. The tile work for backsplash in progress. Cable rail for the deck is in progress. Electric inspection has already called in and propane and plumbing first of next week. The concrete slab for the driveway will be poured tomorrow.
We have numerous renovation jobs going on all at different stages. We two more modulars in the works to be delivered this spring. One in March in Vineyard Haven and the other in April in Edgartown. Looks like we have a very busy winter/spring ahead of us. Stay tuned to see updates of the projects.
Squash Meadow hopes everyone has a happy and safe New Year! We hope 2021 brings health and happiness!
New Year brings new projects!
Come January 14th the new home will be set at Puritan Drive. The foundation is ready to go!
The next lot on Simpson Ave. is in progress the forums are in. Once inspected they will pour the concrete.
Our Main Street job in Vineyard Haven is nearing completion. The appliances are in, the furniture is being delivered next week. Final inspections are in progress.
Stay tuned for final photos of our Main Street home. Until then stay safe!
Last night we had few inches of snow followed by rain and high winds. It is not pleasant out there folks! The contractors and subs are busy doing inside work today.
Here is a quick glimpse of what is happening here at Squash Meadow….
In Vineyard Haven we are doing a renovation opening up some dormers.
The Vineyard Montessori new school building has drywall going up. Heating and cooling system is being installed. Flooring will be installed soon.
At the water front home on Main Street in Vineyard haven the electricians are installing light fixtures in the bathrooms and throughout the home. The plumber installed the faucets and shower heads. Appliances were delivered. Painting is complete. Furniture will be coming soon!
At my own house we are starting to demo the floor add new Sawyer Mason wide plank flooring. A new kitchen, 6 windows and two new doors. The master bath will get remodeled with a new walk in tiled shower, tiled floor and new vanity. The exterior will have new shingles and trim. It is fun being able to pick out items our clients use and put them in your own home!
We hope everyone has a safe and health holiday season! See you in 2021! We will have a new modular set coming January, February, March and April. Looks like we will be busy!
The holiday season is upon is and the New Year is only 31 days away. We are hoping in 2021 that the Corona Virus pandemic comes to an end and we are all able to see our family and friends and travel again. The virus has been more active on the island the last few weeks causing the rules to change on the job sites. With that being said our crew is still focusing on completing the current projects before the next round rolls in.
It is more of a challenge these days to get permits and projects in the works with COVID which can set completion dates back but we are doing the best we can.
Here’s an update on a few of the homes:
In Oak Bluffs we have two new modulars to be set one in January on Puritan Avenue and the other in February on Simpson Ave. Site work has started on those projects. The modular set on Simpson Ave. will have the current home demoed in the up-coming weeks. Below are photos of the Puritan Ave. site that has been cleared.
In Edgartown-Katama area the backsplash has been installed. Bathroom toilets, sinks and tub have been hooked up. The owner has been sending light fixtures for the electrician to put up. Once the electrical is complete they will start to get the final inspections.
The garage on East Chop currently has the flooring going down and the tile work in the bathroom.
Lots of progress happening despite COVID. Hopefully things start to calm down and everyone can enjoy the holiday season. Until next time!
Where has the time gone? October is coming to an end, then the holidays will be just around the corner. The fishing derby has ended, restaurants are closing for the season and soon the island will start to quiet down. We are still working as hard as ever to get all our current projects completed, meanwhile new projects are in the pipeline.
In Vineyard Haven the Main Street home on the water is almost complete. The landscaping has been finished, the hardwood flooring has been laid, the painters are working hard on the large project. The finish carpenter is installing wainscoting in the powder room and finishing up the baseboards. Interior photos to come soon.
In Oak Bluffs the garage apartment project appliances have been ordered, electrical and plumbing roughs have been completed. The garage apartment should be completed by the end of November.
The Oak Bluffs modular on Hampson Ave. landscaping has been completed and pool too!
The Vineyard Montessori School new building was set last week and the crew is under way to buttoning up the exterior.
The Edgartown/Katama project on Milikin Way has had the dry wall subcontractors in, owner will be painting themselves after the project is complete. Flooring has been delivered and started being put down. Things are nearing the end.
Our next modular home will be set in January in Oak Bluffs followed by another set in February. We have two homes waiting on zoning board meetings than their set dates will be approved. We have a handful of renovation projects in the works at this time. Everyone is working hard despite the pandemic going on. Stay healthy and safe!
Fall is in the air today and a few tourists have left the island, although still pretty steady here especially on the weekends. We are still working hard and continue to be busy.
In Vineyard Haven on West Chop things are nearing the end for us. The finish work is in progress. All the trim on the windows and doors are complete with the exception of the sliders which they are currently working on. The custom closets shelving has been installed. The wainscoting is almost complete. The painters have begun to do the interior work. Next week the wood flooring will begin. The septic is going in toady. The project is nearing completion and almost ready for the final touches. The owner has listed the home for sale for $5,890,000!
Down the road a little bit closer to town the Vineyard Montessori School new building foundation is in progress and the pouring of the concrete will be next week. The school building will be set on the foundation after Columbus Day.
In Oak Bluffs we have a stick built garage with high end finishes going up with an apartment above.
In Edgartown, Katama our set at the end of August has been sided and trim is up. The deck is currently being installed. The electrical and plumbing roughs have been completed. The owner has picked out the counter tops and they have been ordered for the kitchen.
That’s a wrap for this week. Stay safe and have a great weekend!
Labor Day is around the corner. The summer is coming to an end. We made it! It was busy and different this year with the pandemic but we survived and continue to work hard.
The pool and fencing are in progress on Hampson Ave. Final photos to come upon completion. The owners on Spruce Ave are enjoying their new home.
Up on West Chop the dehumidifiers are in place acclimating for the wood floor install scheduled to start next week. The trim and baseboards going in to bathrooms.
At the latest set in Katama the work continues to button up the house. Exterior and subs have started their roughs inspections.
The Vineyard Montessori School in Vineyard Haven is expanding and the foundation is foundation is in place. The modular set is due to come to the island mid October.
Have a happy and safe Labor Day weekend coming up!
It has been a very busy summer on the island. We thought COVID would keep tourists away but it has not. Most thought COVID would slow work down but it seems like the opposite is happening. Keep the work coming!
Our modular set in Vineyard Haven in the West Chop area is coming right along. The decks now have cable rails installed. The bathrooms have all been tiled. The insulation has gone up. Drywall will be soon then the finish carpentry and painters will get in. Here are some progress pictures from the summer.
The set for the site in Katama (Edgartown) is coming next week. The foundation is ready to go!
Back in Vineyard Haven our next site is being cleared off of Main Street! Delivery date pending either middle ofSeptember or beginning of October.
We have a stick built garage going up on East Chop that is in progress as well amongst other smaller jobs. Design work is in progress for another set of modulars coming this fall/winter.
Have a great week we will be back in touch soon with more progress!
We have various jobs in all stages, some are in design work, some are clearing lots and putting in foundations others are in the final move in stages. No matter what stage your project is in we are working hard to get the job completed with quality and professionalism. The phone has been ringing a lot recently with clients looking to do a modular home, we are grateful the jobs are lined up for the fall already!
The weather has been on our side to get the exterior work completed for the West Chop property. Here is a sneak peak of the inside of the property!
The renovation project is almost complete the lighting and fans has been installed. Looking good!
The foundation for the new modular coming in August has started having the footings poured in Katama.
The home on on Spruce Avenue is in the personalization stage. The finish carpenter is in working on the baseboards, the cabinets in the mudroom and install doors and trim. Appliances are being delivered this week. We cannot wait to see the finish product!
That wraps up our week here at Squash Meadow. See you next week!
The island is starting to pick up with the nice weather. Work has picked up too.
It is always exciting starting a new project. The lot in Katama has started to be cleared. The house is to be set on the foundation mid August.
The Spruce Ave. job in Oak Bluffs the flooring has started to be laid down and the decorative shiplap ceiling is being installed.
In Vineyard Haven at our renovation project the outside shower is complete and plumbing os done inside and out.
At our modular job on West Chop the exterior is getting closer to the completion date. Everyone is working hard to get all the outside work done prior to July 1st. Once we complete the exterior interior work is allowed during the summer months and will focus on the plumbing, heating, electrical work and hope to have the owners in toward the end of September.
That wraps up our update on projects for this week. Have a great Father’s Day to all the dads out there and its almost officially summer!!